NatureScot - The Facility for Investment ready Nature in Scotland
The Scottish Government and NatureScot, working in partnership with The National Lottery Heritage Fund, have announced a grant scheme to support projects that shape and grow the use of private investment and market-based mechanisms to finance the restoration of Scotland’s nature.
Through the Facility for Investment Ready Nature in Scotland (FIRNS), grants will be offered to organisations and partnerships to help develop a viable business case and financial model, to attract investment in projects that can restore and improve the natural environment.
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Geographical areas funded: Scotland
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- Capital, Core costs
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Who can apply
Environmental NGOs, community groups, land owners, farmers and other private sector organisations, individually or in consortia.
When to apply
Expressions of interest close at 12 noon on 17 April 2023.
Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an Expression of Interest form as early as possible in advance of the deadline.
Next deadline: 17 Apr 2023
How to apply
Expression of interest forms can be downloaded from the NatureScot website.
Activites funded: Community development & regeneration Environment Financial advice & support Organisational development & capacity building
Beneficiaries funded: General public Rural communities Local communities Voluntary sector organisations Volunteers Urban communities
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Scottish Natural Heritage Headquarters Great Glen House Leachkin Road, Inverness, IV3 8NW
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